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Steelers’ Sean Spence Receives 2014 Ed Block Courage Award

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Sean Spence was emotional during 2014 Ed Block Courage Award ceremony on Tuesday.

11/05/2014

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Holy Family Sisters Explain Decision To Shelter Immigrant Children

A meeting was held in Emsworth Tuesday night, where the sisters who run Holy Family Institute explained their decision to temporarily shelter immigrant children fleeing their homes in Central America

07/29/2014

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Bishop Zubik Defends Holy Family Institute, Fostering Immigrant Children

It’s a hot button issue, and now Bishop David Zubik is stepping into the immigration debate.

07/21/2014

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Young Central American Refugees Finding Shelter At Local Charity, Sparking Controversy

They’re kids, some as young as 5- and 6-years-old, who say they’ve fled poverty-stricken and gang-invested Central America for the chance of new life in the United States.

07/16/2014

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Immigration Studies Legal Analyst Says President Is Misinterpreting Law

Since October, nearly 60,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed the southern border in hopes of finding a better life in America.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/16/2014

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Local Man Embarks On Emotional Journey To Find Brothers

Tommy Hearn has one picture of his father who is dead after drugs and alcohol killed him and no photos of his mom who died from a drug overdose. He has one picture of himself from Holy Family Institute where he was raised. He spent 10 years of his life at the facility for troubled children.

06/06/2012

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Final 3 Haitian Orphans Brought To Pittsburgh After Earthquake Adopted

It’s been two years since the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti. Hundreds of orphans there were left with nothing. Dozens of those children were brought here to Pittsburgh for a new life, and today, the last three adoptions were finalized.

03/22/2012

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Haitian Orphan In Pittsburgh Completes Adoption Process

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It was one year ago. Their names were Stanley and Laura, Kerwin and Kesley – beautiful babies and young children shivering in insulated blankets on a freezing January day dressed in shorts […]

01/12/2011

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